Doctor Who: Devious

Here’s something you might find interesting, Doctor Who: Devious. It’s a fan project, started around 1991 and only recently made it’s way to YouTube: Devious, a Doctor Who fan film, Episode 1. It’s a fascinating project, and website is well worth a look. *** Message Ends ***

The Halmstadt Troll

Here’s a thing, Bandrill Productions (as was) is now Beermat Productions, and are still producing free, unofficial fan versions of Doctor Who. Their latest is Doctor Who: The Halmstadt Troll. There’s lots of interesting looking material on their site, so why not have a look? — Message Ends —

What the Fans Think announced

Pencil Tip Publishing has announced What the Fans Think, a new series of books giving fans the chance to explore their favourite shows (and yes JR Southall did this before with the various You and Who books). The first will be Doctor Who and Blake’s 7. Stay tuned to their blog if you’d like to contribute as submission guidelines…

A new Doctor Who attraction for Cardiff?

Following the closure of the Doctor Who Experience, WalesOnline are suggesting it might be replaced! Read all about it here: A new Doctor Who attraction could be coming to Cardiff. %%% Message Ends %%%

Class lives on?

No sooner am I reporting the demise of Class, than I find an official fan-fiction site! It’s on Mixtal, as is the Doctor Who site: Class: FanFiction. Who knows, give it ten to twenty years, and it might come back bigger, shinier and renewed!

In praise of Dalek Gary

What happens when a Dalek gets stranded on Earth (California) and ends up in a version of The Office? The answer is Dalek Gary! Funded on KickStarter, this is a fan created set of six parodies available now. Gary is also on twitter (@DalekGary) and has his own FaceBook page.

Why not contribute to the UNIT fannual?

Following on from the success of the Peter Cushing Fannual, the Fannual team is at it once more. This time they are producing a UNIT themed Fannual (or fan annual that never was) and are calling for contributions. [Update 2016 – links don’t work and according to a FaceBook link the project is cancelled] Details…

Adventure has a new face

I don’t normally post random pieces of fandom but today is an exception. There seems to be a bit of a meme for the phrase Adventure has a new face  – see the picture to the left for example. BTW – I don’t have a credit for this; if you know where it comes from please let…

Who’s Changing now available

If fan DVDs are your thing you might want to know that Who’s Changing is now available to buy (or watch on-line). This project was crowd-funded (as I reported in Who’s Changing? Time to help!) via their home page on Indiegogo called Who’s Changing – a documentary about 50 Years of Doctor Who Fans which really tells you…

Notes from Big Finish Day 4

I thought I’d collect together my random notes from various bits of Big Finish Day 4. No doubt I have mis-remembered a few bits and forgotten others completely. I do hope that for anyone who couldn’t make it that they provide some of the flavour of the day. Roll on Big Finish Day 5!

Dawn of Time – Doctor Who themed coffee shop in Lowestoft

Any Doctor Who fans in or around Lowestoft (UK) might like to pop to the High Street for their coffee. There they will find the Dawn of Time comics, collectibles and coffee shop which is very much in a Doctor Who theme. Not only can you get coffee and the other items listed but Jim Poole (pictured…

Whotopia – a recommended fanzine

Apologies if this is old news (as it will be to many) but there are a lot of fanzines out there and some of them are very good. One of the good ones is Whotopia a Canadian fanzine now in its tenth year and is available for free. It is (December 2013) on its 26th issue…